Radio & Television

Union asks for Commission inquiry into CHUM cuts

OTTAWA – With its recent round of layoffs and programming cutbacks, CHUM Ltd. is offside when it comes to its conditions of license at its local stations, says one of the unions representing its employees. "(T)he CRTC should call an inquiry into the issue and require that the broadcaster fulfill its licence obligations and commitments," says a release from the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada. The union has filed a complaint with the CRTC asking it to declare CHUM Limited in violation of its TV station licenses as a result of recent program cancellations at various stations across...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.